Koji, my favorite mold

Today, I’d like to write a post about my favorite mold, Koji or Aspergillus oryzae. Koji is a mold that has been used by the Chinese for over 2,000 years and about 1,500 in Japan. In Chinese, it takes the name Qu麴 or QuJun 麴菌. Because Japanese is so much easier to pronounce, along with […]